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What causes tongue inflammation?

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XXXXXXX i have full with tongue wean i weak up in the morning its locks like i dont have blood on it and i think it swallow little bit its look bigger for me i have no pine no sore no patches all with tongue and i have 2 small crake on it as well 30 mm each 1 or 2 mm dip what that could be
Posted Tue, 12 Aug 2014 in Dental Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Neha Sumra 49 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It could be glossitis with fissured tongue.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thanks for writing in.

You might be having glossitis that means inflammation of tongue. It may occur due to several reasons like:-
- allergic reaction
- poor oral hygiene
- infection like bacterial, fungal or viral
- trauma due to bad teeth
- irritants
- hormonal factors
- medications
- dry mouth

You need to rule out the cause & get it treated accordingly.

Drink plenty of water.
Clean fissured of your tongue.

Visit your dentist for further consultation.

Hope I answered your query

Wishing you good health

Regards
Dr. Neha Sumra
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